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Bear Hug Front: Groin Strike II

There was clearly some confusion about the Bear Hug Front article, given the questions I had from a few of my advanced instructors and students. The objective of the article was to provide information about the INIITATING MOVEMENT the hands make in a bear hug from the front defense. Below, I’ve take…
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The Tactical Pen

Image Source By: Benchmade The tactical pen is a “must-have” for a close quarters tactical advantage in all environments – it’s a go anywhere tool. The tactical pen is perhaps one of the best, most portable, and legal-anywhere tactical tools one can possess. If you haven’t looked at tactical pens in more than…
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Middle East Peace: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Senior White House Advisor Jared Kushner together with Middle East Special Envoy Jason Greenbelt are conducting talks this week in effort to advance the peace process. Following meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, the two will travel to Ramallah to meet with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas. According to…
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Bear Hug Front: Groin Strike

Use this easy movement to mitigate risks and land your bear hug defense groin strike. In the video below, I explain the initial motion to best address the risks associated with missing a groin strike during a fast-closing bear hug. The essence of the concept is to mitigate known risks by utilizing…
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Krav Maga Layers

What happens when students become more that students? Magic! I was recently thinking about how to organize my thoughts in regard to how students come to fill such important roles in our Krav Maga organization. While this might seem like a meaningless exercise, understanding your own organizational dynamic and the various people…
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Hezbollah Operatives Arrested In U.S.

Two naturalized American citizens have been charged with identifying and surveilling Israeli and American targets on behalf of Hezbollah. According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of NY, Ali Koureni and Samer El Debek were arrested on June 1, 2017 on charges related to their alleged…
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Kicking From The Ground

Subtle Adjustments To Your Kick From The Ground Could Create Massive And Positive Changes In Your Results. Kicking from the ground is one of the most over-looked skills in Krav Maga. Often, too little time is taken to explain the potential dangers of this kick and the proper way to execute the…
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Krav Maga & Disney

Image Source By: Disney Cruise Maybe It’s Time We Ask Ourselves What Disney Would Do To Improve Krav Schools. I recently returned from a Disney Cruise in the Caribbean with my extended family, celebrating my parent’s 50th wedding anniversary. I’m not really a “cruise” person, but my travels were made much more…
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I Can’t Do That…yet!

Kids Grow When Encouraged to Apply Effort to Any Problem, Reenforcing That It’s Effort That Gets Results. In the United States, it is common to hear the well-intentioned phrase, “Oh, you’re so smart,” or some variation of this statement, reinforcing in our children what Stanford University Psychologist, Carol Dweck, considers to be a…
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The LASER Process: Convert More Leads

Lead Tracking, Management, and Conversion is Critical Part of Developing Your Business. We’ve recently begun tracking our promotional efforts by getting more serious about how we measure and manage our lead stream. While this process directly applies to managing a self-defense school, the process can be adapted to almost any business paradigm.…
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Critical Life Skills

Self-Defense Capacity Is Perhaps The Most Overlooked Critical Life Skill. I don’t think we can over-estimate the importance of understanding the magnitude and impact that teaching Krav Maga can be for our students and for us. The reality is – if we forget this truth, we do a disservice to our students…
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Futuristic Weaponry

There Seems to Be No End to the Innovation Being Poured Into Weaponry. Over the next decade, advancements in modern warfare will look as if they belong in a science fiction film. Expect to see some dramatic technological changes emerging in our mission to protect our soldiers, the homeland, U.S. citizens and…
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The Beginning of the Beginning: My Krav Journey

Krav Maga has Changed the way I Approach Life for the Better I have trained in Krav Maga for two and a half years, and in that time, my life has changed drastically. Simply put; Krav saved me. Unless you knew me before I began Krav, you would not understand that statement. If…
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Joint Lock Flow Drill

People are often surprised when I introduce our basic joint lock flow drill. The surprise comes from a lack of consideration (or knowledge in the case of relatively new students) around our weapons take-away techniques. In their purest format, Krav Maga weapons take-aways are joint locks that have been repurposed. The basic joint lock…
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